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  • On Capitol Hill, More Scorn on Saudi Arabia Over Khashoggi Oct 18, 2018
    CAPITOL HILL — U.S. lawmakers heaped more criticism on Saudi Arabia Wednesday amid fresh news reports suggesting that missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi met a grisly death at the Saudi consulate in Turkey earlier this month. “I think Mr. Khashoggi is dead,” Louisiana Republican Sen. John Kennedy told reporters on Capitol Hill. “I don’t think the aliens […]
  • Ketchikan Woman Perishes after Falling into Waters near Launch Oct 18, 2018
    The body of a Ketchikan woman was discovered floating in the water near the Hole in the Wall boat launch on Wednesday morning Alaska State Troopers revealed on the trooper dispatch today. According to the report, 66-year-old Doretta Dowhitt was found floating in the water at approximately 6:30 am on Wednesday by one of her neighbors. […]
  • Tanana Road Provides Two Years of Cheaper Freight and Travel Oct 17, 2018
    (TANANA, Alaska) – Two years after the official opening of the Road to Tanana, the road has brought down the cost of travel and freight to the middle Yukon. The 33-mile road, a continuation of Tofty Road, which runs north and west of Manley Hot Springs, was completed in August 2016. In addition to providing […]
  • October 17th, 1989 Oct 17, 2018
  • Arctic Greening Thaws Permafrost, Boosts Runoff Oct 17, 2018
    LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Oct. 17, 2018–A new collaborative study has investigated Arctic shrub-snow interactions to obtain a better understanding of the far north’s tundra and vast permafrost system. Incorporating extensive in situ observations, Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists tested their theories with a novel 3D computer model and confirmed that shrubs can lead to significant […]
  • University of New Hampshire Researchers Say Winter Ticks Killing Moose at Alarming Rate Oct 17, 2018
    DURHAM, N.H. – As winter in New England seems to get warmer, fall lingers longer and spring comes into bloom earlier, areas like northern New Hampshire and western Maine are seeing an unusual continued increase in winter ticks which are endangering the moose population. Researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found that the […]
  • Pompeo: Saudis Declined to Discuss Facts Surrounding Missing Journalist Oct 17, 2018
    U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that when he met with Saudi leaders they did not want to talk about any of the facts involving the disappearance of a U.S.-based Saudi journalist Turkish officials say was killed and dismembered by Saudi agents inside Riyadh’s consulate in Istanbul, a charge denied by the Saudis. […]
  • Consumer Protection Unit Warns of IRS Tax Scam Oct 17, 2018
    October 12, 2018 (Anchorage, AK) – The Department of Law’s Consumer Protection Unit and the Department of Revenue are warning the public about a potential new tax scam. The scam purports to send a notice from the Internal Revenue Service, Alaska Department of Revenue notifying the consumer or business of a non-residence tax payment owed. […]
  • Pedestrian Dies in Collision on C Street Tuesday Night Oct 17, 2018
    Northbound and southbound lanes of C Street between E Tudor Road and International Road were closed down for a time on Tuesday night as APD’s Traffic Unit investigated a fatal vehicle/Pedestrian collision that occurred at approximately 8 pm, APD reported. APD’s preliminary investigation found that a gray 2016 Ford Explorer was traveling northbound on C […]
  • Father, Son Wounded in 6th Avenue Gunfire Tuesday Night Oct 17, 2018
    Anchorage police are seeking witnesses or information connected to a shooting that occurred in the area of the 600-block of 6th Avenue on Tuesday evening. According to the APDD report, patrol officers responded to that location at 8:04 pm to find two individuals, a father and son suffering from gunshot wounds to the lower body. […]

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Byron Mallott Resigns as Lieutenant Governor Effective Immediately

Byron Mallott Resigns as Lieutenant Governor Effective Immediately

Byron Mallott Tuesday resigned as Lieutenant Governor effective immediately, and Valerie Nurr’araaluk Davidson was sworn into the office during a private ceremony in Governor Bill Walker’s Anchorage office this afternoon. Governor Walker and Lieutenant Governor Davidson released the following statements: “It is with profound disappointment and sadness that…

Native Americans Decry Supreme Court Ruling on Voter ID in North Dakota

Native Americans Decry Supreme Court Ruling on Voter ID in North Dakota

Civil rights groups are expressing outrage over a recent Supreme Court ruling that could make it harder for Native Americans in North Dakota to cast their votes in the upcoming midterm elections. Last week, the Supreme Court ruled against overturning North Dakota’s controversial voter ID law which requires…

Alaska Natives to Congress: Expand Violence Against Women Act

Alaska Natives to Congress: Expand Violence Against Women Act

WASHINGTON — On his Facebook page, a father grieves the loss of his 10-year-old daughter, whom he had affectionately nicknamed “Dimples.” Her body was found last month in the remote tundra outside of Kotzebue, a northwest Alaska town that has been home to the Inupiat people for centuries. A…

Bitter Battle Over Kavanaugh Adds Fuel to Midterm Showdown

Bitter Battle Over Kavanaugh Adds Fuel to Midterm Showdown

WASHINGTON — Less than four weeks before U.S. congressional midterm elections, the bitter confirmation battle over Supreme Court Justice…

Alaska Delegation Sends Joint Letter to State Department on Transboundary Mining Activity

Alaska Delegation Sends Joint Letter to State Department on Transboundary Mining Activity

WASHINGTON D.C.— The Alaska Delegation recently joined together to urge the Secretary of State to discuss the risks…

New US Supreme Court Justice Pledges to Be ‘Independent and Impartial’

New US Supreme Court Justice Pledges to Be ‘Independent and Impartial’

WHITE HOUSE — The newest member of the United States Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh, after a bruising confirmation process…

Senate Advances Kavanaugh Nomination to Final Vote

Senate Advances Kavanaugh Nomination to Final Vote

The U.S. Senate narrowly voted Friday to limit debate on the nomination of President Donald Trump’s embattled Supreme…

US Senate Could Hold Final Kavanaugh Vote Saturday

US Senate Could Hold Final Kavanaugh Vote Saturday

The nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to fill an open seat on the U.S. Supreme Court is moving…

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